Classic Lotto jackpot reaches staggering $41.8 million dollars!

OHIO (WOIO) - The Classic Lotto game is now up to its highest jackpot ever - a staggering $41.8 million dollars!

The next drawing is Wednesday, Aug. 17th.

There has not been a jackpot winner in the game since May 3rd, 2010! It has rolled over 199 times.

Classic Lotto first started in January of 2007, with a jackpot of $1M dollars. Since then, eight people have won the jackpot.

There are four ways to win on this game:

  • Match 3 numbers - win $2 dollars
  • Match 4 numbers - win $70 dollars
  • Match 5 numbers - win $1,500 dollars
  • Match all 6 numbers - Jackpot!

Lottery officials tell 19 Action News they have not seen a decline in classic lotto ticket sales since Mega Millions and Powerball has started.

Lottery officials add that the bulk of their lottery sales - more than 50% - comes from the instant games.

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